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Garrett Name Popularity

How popular is the name Garrett? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Garrett was the 320th most popular boys name, representing 0.0724% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Garrett has been the 241st most popular boys name, representing 0.0849% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 1,011 5 0.001%
1913 0 0%
1914 703 23 0.0033%
1915 795 25 0.0028%
1916 1,106 10 0.001%
1917 980 16 0.0016%
1918 841 28 0.0026%
1919 719 42 0.004%
1920 732 44 0.004%
1921 863 28 0.0024%
1922 684 55 0.0049%
1923 705 48 0.0043%
1924 1,022 18 0.0016%
1925 965 20 0.0018%
1926 734 42 0.0038%
1927 922 24 0.0022%
1928 1,056 16 0.0015%
1929 762 34 0.0033%
1930 1,591 5 0.0005%
1931 763 32 0.0032%
1932 723 39 0.0039%
1933 1,215 7 0.0008%
1934 669 45 0.0047%
1935 873 20 0.0021%
1936 799 26 0.0027%
1937 863 20 0.002%
1938 728 34 0.0033%
1939 612 54 0.0053%
1940 625 56 0.0053%
1941 647 51 0.0045%
1942 667 54 0.0043%
1943 544 92 0.007%
1944 591 68 0.0055%
1945 579 68 0.0056%
1946 543 98 0.0066%
1947 567 105 0.0063%
1948 545 107 0.0067%
1949 537 116 0.0072%
1950 536 116 0.0072%
1951 513 134 0.0079%
1952 572 107 0.0061%
1953 573 113 0.0064%
1954 586 114 0.0062%
1955 565 125 0.0068%
1956 617 109 0.0058%
1957 529 168 0.0087%
1958 583 128 0.0068%
1959 584 132 0.0069%
1960 571 142 0.0075%
1961 526 182 0.0096%
1962 508 205 0.0112%
1963 452 266 0.0148%
1964 450 273 0.0155%
1965 465 235 0.0144%
1966 440 263 0.0168%
1967 426 280 0.0185%
1968 401 335 0.0223%
1969 357 456 0.0296%
1970 324 551 0.0346%
1971 316 562 0.0374%
1972 334 495 0.0363%
1973 347 448 0.0346%
1974 335 474 0.0365%
1975 316 531 0.0413%
1976 321 515 0.04%
1977 271 691 0.0513%
1978 250 781 0.0581%
1979 199 1,197 0.0849%
1980 186 1,274 0.0871%
1981 167 1,488 0.1012%
1982 178 1,444 0.0966%
1983 173 1,504 0.1019%
1984 156 1,724 0.1159%
1985 138 2,042 0.1345%
1986 117 2,382 0.1578%
1987 113 2,578 0.1689%
1988 116 2,645 0.1697%
1989 102 3,316 0.2055%
1990 99 3,756 0.2266%
1991 91 4,053 0.2487%
1992 88 4,266 0.2673%
1993 79 4,707 0.3019%
1994 82 4,754 0.3098%
1995 80 4,711 0.3126%
1996 85 4,652 0.3107%
1997 85 4,541 0.307%
1998 80 4,788 0.3199%
1999 78 5,075 0.3389%
2000 74 5,837 0.3821%
2001 80 5,059 0.3358%
2002 91 4,351 0.2903%
2003 106 3,972 0.2611%
2004 114 3,685 0.2418%
2005 124 3,262 0.2134%
2006 138 2,962 0.1892%
2007 161 2,551 0.1617%
2008 160 2,439 0.1578%
2009 184 2,054 0.1374%
2010 187 1,955 0.1357%
2011 190 1,933 0.1357%
2012 214 1,730 0.1214%
2013 225 1,598 0.1122%
2014 233 1,555 0.1067%
2015 266 1,335 0.0918%
2016 300 1,135 0.0787%
2017 315 1,037 0.0743%
2018 320 994 0.0724%

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Names Like Garrett

If you like Garrett, you’ll love these other names like Garrett.


What names are variants of Garrett?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Garrett.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Gareth

Gentle

Welsh

#1,946 (0.0014%)  
Garett
Garrard

Spear-hard; spear-brave

English

Garret

Gentle

Welsh

#2,708 (0.0004%)  
Garreth

Gentle

Welsh

Garretson
Garrith
Garritt
Garrot
Garrott
Garyth

Gentle

Welsh

Gerrit

Danish

Gerritt

Danish

Gerrity
Jared

Descent

Hebrew

#361 (0.0624%)  
Jarod

Descending; down-flowing

Hebrew

Jarret

“A man of firmness,” based on the French jarret, the ham, leg, etc., as in jarret tendu, with the leg straight.

Jarrett

English

#1,545 (0.0031%)  
Jarrot

Down-flowing

Hebrew

Jarrott

Down-flowing

Hebrew


What names sound like Garrett?

If you like how Garrett sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Garrett.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Garrat

Spear brave

English

Garratt

Spear brave

English

Garred

English


What names are similar to Garrett?

Find a name that’s like Garrett, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Garrad

English

Garson

Son of Gar

English

Gerald

Spear ruler

German

#855 (0.0135%)  
Jarrod

English

#2,261 (0.0008%)  
Jerrod

English


Lists With Garrett

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Siblings of Garrett

Mamas with kids named Garrett also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Wesley

Western meadow

English

#105 (0.2627%)  
Russell

Little red

English

#406 (0.0533%)  
Leah

Weary one

Hebrew

#41 (0.3629%)  
Devin

From dark-haired ones

Irish

#332 (0.07%)  
John David
Talia

Heaven's dew

Hebrew

#326 (0.0675%)  
Taylor

Tailor

English

#119 (0.18%)  

4 Comments

  1. Garrett means brave with a spear. Our hope and prayer is he will be a brave warrior for God. Garrett is also a variation of his great Grandpa’s name Gerald, who was a huge influence and man of faith in my husband’s life.

  2. Maiden name

  3. Garrett is a form of the name Gerald (my husband’s Grandpa who had passed away a couple months before our baby was born.) It means brave, strong with a spear. We pray he becomes a warrior of the faith and a man after God, as his great grandpa was before him. Also liked the sound of the name with the middle name we had picked out, and the option for nicknames, such as Rhett.

  4. It’s a form of Gerard the patron Saint of mothers and sounds kinda cowboy. I love it!


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